MySQL: How to import XML File Data into a Table?

In this post, I am going to import XML file data into a table of MySQL Database.

MySQL provides LOAD XML INFILE to import XML file data into a table. We can use ROWS IDENTIFIED BY clause to read row by providing a XML node.
It supports three different type of XML formats.

Note: Table column name and XML column or tag name should be same otherwise it will not insert into a table.

Below is a small demonstration of this:

First, Create a sample XML file:
Name of this file is Employee.xml and I have saved in my local drive.

Create a sample table:

Import XML Data into a table:

Check the table:

MySQL XML Import Data

Anvesh Patel

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